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Public Works Department earmarks funds for Repairing Roads, work underway

To improve the condition of the roads in and around Jammu city, the Public Works Department has earmarked an amount of about Rs 500 crore. The work of repairing various roads and laying of tar is going on. All these works will be completed before March.

With the implementation of the 74th Amendment in the Municipal Corporation, the repair and coal tar work of the city roads has started under the supervision of the corporators. This gives more attention to the lanes passing through the mohallas, which were untouched for years. The Public Works Department is continuing the work on a war footing. In the wards of Jammu city, the corporators are getting these works completed by reaching the spot themselves in the presence of the people.

In this episode, corporator Kuldeep Singh Chib started laying coal tar on the road in ward number 63 of KB Nagar and Keran. On the other hand, corporator Surjit Chaudhary has begun laying coal tar in Ward No. 43, Nanak Nagar. Corporator Jyoti Devi started the work of coal tar in different roads of Trikuta Nagar, Corporator Gurmeet Kaur Randhawa Sainik Colony, Corporator Ajay Gupta started various roads of Trikuta Nagar.

Manzoor Hussain, Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, says that repairing roads and laying tar is going on in Jammu and surrounding areas on a war footing. The work has been allotted. Work is being done in a phased manner.

Significant work and fixed amount –

Roads connecting Sector 5 to Khalsa Chowk of Nanak Nagar, roads of Sector 5, 7, 8, 11 and 14- 116.84 lakh

Macadamization in Ghaziabad and Green Valley in Sunjwan- 19.00 lakh

Macadamization in Lane No. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 in Muminabad Sunjwan- 23.00 Lakh

Ekta Vihar, Arjun Vihar and Bandhu Rakh- 19.65

Chatha Matador Stand to Khandwal- 40.00 lakhs

Pir Baba Satwari via PMGSY Road from Chatha- 50.40 lakh

From main stop to 200 bedded hospital via Gol Market Gandhi Nagar- 36.00 lakh

Macadamization in Mohalla Narwal Bala- 12.10 lakh

Macadamization of the road from Army Gate Sunjwa to in front of Abdul Rashid’s house- 3.00 lakh

Ratnal to Hasla Chak Improvement and Upgradation 5.00 Km- 4.50 Lakh

From Dioli to Hasla Chak Rehal Bazar 6.00 KM- 31.00 Lakh

Bishnah-Kunjwari Road- 43.50 lakh

Shibu Chak to Joiyan- 45.00 lakhs

Dablehad to Arnia to Kalyana- 15.00 Lakh

Dablehad to Kothe Slehd- 80.00 lakhs

Kotli Mian Fateh to Dablehad Mamka Road- 21.00 Lakh

Amish Mahajan, Content Writer, JK Media 


JKP Border Battalion aspirants submit memorandum to Div Com Jammu

Today, a delegation of aspirants seeking recruitment in the Jammu and Kashmir Police Border Battalion called on Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer.

The Aspirants apprised the Divisional Commissioner that they had applied for the post of Head Constable advertised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police Recruitment Board in 2019 and appeared in Physical and medical tests. But now, the JKP HQRS (police recruitment board) has reissued an advertisement notification for the recruitment of Head Constable in the border battalion.

The Aspirants demanded the withdrawal of the new advertisement issued by JKP HQRS. They further appealed to conduct the written examination of already qualified candidates and give a separate ad for more vacancies.

The Divisional Commissioner gave a patient hearing to the delegation and assured that the matter would be taken up with police authorities.

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Jammu Police Foils Bovine Smuggling Bid, 2 Arrested

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Nagrota police recovered six cattle from a stubble-laden truck going from Jammu to Kashmir. The accused had made a wooden box inside the vehicle. Although cattle were kept hidden inside this box, the top and front of the box were loaded with straw so that the police personnel posted at the checkpoints did not even know that cattle were being smuggled in the truck.

The vehicle driver, Obad-ul-Rehman resident of Belicharana and his companion Murad Ali resident of Belicharana, Satwari, were arrested. A case was registered against both of them at Nagrota police station for violating the order of the district commissioner and cruelty to cattle. The police are not even denying that the accused must have stolen these cattle from somewhere. The interrogation of both is on.

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On the midnight of Wednesday, Thursday, on strong information about cattle smuggling, police personnel blocked the Ban toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. During this, vehicle number JK02AW-5753, carrying straw from Jammu to Kashmir, was stopped by the police personnel for investigation. However, when the people in the vehicle were asked about their destination, they could not answer satisfactorily.

Due to suspicion of the words of both the occupants of the vehicle, the police personnel searched the vehicle. When the stubble was removed, the police personnel found a wooden box inside the vehicle. When I looked inside the box, there were cattle there. After the cattle were recovered from the vehicle, the people tried to run away, but the police personnel did not let them escape. The vehicle was seized on the spot. Both the passengers in it were taken into custody.

Amish Mahajan

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Devender Rana calls on LG, raises issues of public importance

Former Legislator and BJP leader, Devender Singh Rana on Thursday called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan Jammu and raised various issues of public importance.

As per an official handout, Rana had a detailed interaction with the Lt Governor, wherein he projected several demands and issues pertaining to the release of pending payments under MGNREGA; age relaxation issue of the aspirants of Combined Competitive Exams; regularization of daily wagers; expediting pending Class-IV recruitment, besides joining issue of compilers and concerns of BSF/CISF aspirants and vocational trainers.

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The Lt Governor observed that the UT government is formulating development plans and policies reflective of the needs and aspirations of the people of J&K and assured him of due consideration of the genuine issues projected during the interaction, the handout read.

It further added that the Lt Governor urged Rana to continue his endeavours for promoting public welfare on all fronts.

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